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Table 2 Description of wage and earnings variables (in €)

From: Place of study, field of study and labour-market region: What matters for wage differences among higher-education graduates?

  N Mean Median SD Min Max CV
Gross hourly wage 2175 16.14 16.09 5.73 2.76 74.20 0.36
Mean wage across higher-education institutions 147 15.85 15.75 3.40 6.13 28.00 0.22
Mean wage across fields of study 53 14.53 13.80 2.77 8.91 22.39 0.19
Mean monthly earnings across NUTS-2 38 2810.63 2901.75 390.81 1954.00 3327.00 0.14
  1. Data source: DZHW Graduate Panel 2009; BBSR Bonn 2019, authors’ calculations
  2. SD standard deviation, CV coefficient of variation